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    Businesses (67)

    Organisations (272)

    Persons (1197)

    Families (70)

    • Arden family, Barons Alvanley Alvanley, Cheshire;Bredbury, Cheshire;Harden, Cheshire;Tarporley, Cheshire;Utkinton, Cheshire;Haughton, Lancashire
    • Arderne family of Harden Harden, Cheshire
    • Aston family, baronets, of Aston Hall Aston Hall, Cheshire;Stanford-in-the-Vale, Berkshire;Nuneaton, Warwickshire;Awsworth, Nottinghamshire;Kingsbury, Warwickshire;Southery, Norfolk
    • Bagshawe family of Ford Ford, Derbyshire;Ecclesall, Yorkshire;Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire
    • Baillie-Hamilton family, Earls of Haddington Earlston, Berwickshire;Mellerstain, Berwickshire;Belhaven, East Lothian;Humbie, East Lothian;Samuelston, East Lothian;Spott, East Lothian;Tynninghame, East Lothian;Jerviswood, Lanarkshire;Lanark, Lanarkshire;Edinburgh, Midlothian;Eildon, Roxburghshire;Smailholm, Roxburghshire;Alvanley, Cheshire;Arderne Hall, Cheshire;Bredbury, Cheshire;Eaton, Cheshire;Tarporley, Cheshire;Utkinton, Cheshire;Barnet, Hertfordshire;London;Bristol, Gloucestershire;Bath, Somerset
    • Booth family, Earls of Warrington Dunham Massey, Cheshire;Altrincham, Cheshire;Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire
    • Botfield family Dawley, Shropshire
    • Bromley family of Baginton Baginton, Warwickshire
    • Bromley-Davenport family of Capesthorne Capesthorne, Cheshire;Calveley, Cheshire;Davenport, Cheshire;Woodford, Cheshire;Ellastone, Staffordshire;Wootton, Staffordshire;Baginton, Warwickshire
    • Byrom family of Kersal Cell Kersal Cell, Lancashire
    • Caldwell family, baronets, of Castle Caldwell Castle Caldwell, County Fermanagh
    • Clinton family, Earls of Lincoln Tattershall, Lincolnshire;Billinborough, Lincolnshire;Sempringham, Lincolnshire
    • Clowes family of Broughton Broughton, Lancashire
    • Coke family of Longford Longford, Derbyshire;Reddish, Lancashire;Wherstead, Suffolk
    • Coke family, Earls of Leicester Holkham, Norfolk;Flitcham, Norfolk;Kempstone, Norfolk;Weasenham, Norfolk;Hillesden, Buckinghamshire;Farnham Royal, Buckinghamshire;Durweston, Dorset;Kingsdown, Kent;Bevis Marks, London;Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire;Portbury, Somerset;Wherstead, Suffolk
    • Cornwall-Legh family of High Legh High Legh, Cheshire
    • Crewe family of Utkinton Utkinton, Cheshire;Eaton, Cheshire;Tarporley, Cheshire;Tattenhall, Cheshire
    • Crichton-Stuart family, Marquesses of Bute Auchinleck, Ayrshire;Dumfries House, Ayrshire;Ochiltree, Ayrshire;Old Cumnock, Ayrshire;Arran, Buteshire;Bute, Buteshire;Cumbrae, Buteshire;Mountstuart, Buteshire;Rothesay, Buteshire;Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire;Sanquhar, Dumfriesshire;Falkland, Fife;Falkland Palace, Fife;Edinburgh, Midlothian;Pluscarden, Moray;Ardwell, Wigtownshire;Kirkcowan, Wigtownshire;Kirkinner, Wigtownshire;Mochrum, Wigtownshire;Sorbie, Wigtownshire;Aberdare, Glamorgan;Caerphilly Castle, Glamorgan;Caerphilly, Glamorgan;Cardiff Castle, Glamorgan;Cardiff, Glamorgan;Castell Coch, Glamorgan;Eglwysilan, Glamorgan;Llanblethian, Glamorgan;Llantrisant, Glamorgan;Machen, Monmouthshire;Newport, Monmouthshire;Trelegg, Monmouthshire;Usk, Monmouthshire;Wentlooge St Bride, Monmouthshire;Luton, Bedfordshire;Luton Hoo, Bedfordshire;Kirtling, Cambridgeshire;Axwell, Durham;Tanfield, Durham;Winlaton, Durham;Hertfordshire;London;Middlesex;Kirknewton, Northumberland;Adderbury, Oxfordshire;Worcestershire
    • Dale family of Alderley Edge Alderley Edge, Cheshire
    • Dalton family of Thurnham Thurnham, Lancashire
    • Darby family of Warbleton Warbleton, Sussex;Old Jewry, London
    • de Hoghton family, baronets, of Hoghton Tower Hoghton, Lancashire
    • Done family of Utkinton Utkinton, Cheshire
    • Egerton family, Barons Egerton of Tatton Tatton, Cheshire
    • Egerton family, Earls of Bridgewater Studham, Bedfordshire;Ivinghoe, Buckinghamshire;Pitstone, Buckinghamshire;Tatton, Cheshire;Winston, Durham;Ashridge Park, Hertfordshire;Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire;Little Gaddesden, Hertfordshire;Liverpool, Lancashire;Worsley, Lancashire;Frampton, Lincolnshire;Bridgewater House, London;Brackley, Northamptonshire;Halse, Northamptonshire;Wollaston, Northamptonshire;Bromfield, Shropshire;Ellesmere, Shropshire;Whitchurch, Shropshire;Chertsey, Surrey;Astley, Warwickshire;Caldwell, Yorkshire;Hawnby, Yorkshire;Hilton, Yorkshire;Bromfield, Denbighshire;Wrexham, Denbighshire;Yale, Denbighshire
    • Egerton-Warburton family of Arley Hall Arley Hall, Cheshire
    • Finney family of Fulshaw Fulshaw, Cheshire
    • Fortescue family, Earls Fortescue Castle Hill, Devon;Port Gaverne, Cornwall;Filleigh, Devon;Challacombe, Devon;Georgeham, Devon;High Bray, Devon;Lamerton, Devon;Weare Giffard, Devon;Ebrington, Gloucestershire;Hidecote, Gloucestershire;Stretton Magna, Leicestershire;Billingborough, Lincolnshire;Sempringham, Lincolnshire;Tattershall, Lincolnshire;Ashwick, Somerset;Norton St Philip, Somerset;Dunmore, County Waterford;Nymph Hall, County Waterford
    • Gisborne family of Yoxall Lodge Yoxall Lodge, Staffordshire;Ashbourne, Derbyshire;Chapel-en-le-Frith, Derbyshire;Derby, Derbyshire;Horwick House, Derbyshire;Lingen, Herefordshire
    • Grey family, Earls of Stamford and Warrington Dunham Massey, Cheshire;Wilmslow, Cheshire;Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire;Warrington, Lancashire;Bradgate, Leicestershire;Breedon-on-the-Hill, Leicestershire;Groby, Leicestershire;Swithland, Leicestershire;Langrick Ferry, Lincolnshire;Stamford, Lincolnshire;Awsworth, Nottinghamshire;Newthorpe, Nottinghamshire;Alveley, Shropshire;Amblecote, Staffordshire;Enville, Staffordshire;Newmarket, Suffolk;Atherstone, Warwickshire;Old Swinford, Worcestershire
    • Hobhouse family of Hadspen House Hadspen House, Somerset;Pitcombe, Somerset
    • Ingilby family, baronets, of Ripley Ripley, Yorkshire;Harrington, Lincolnshire;Kettlethorpe, Lincolnshire;Washingborough, Lincolnshire;Bewerley, Yorkshire;Dacre, Yorkshire;North Deighton, Yorkshire
    • Jamison and Green families of Knutsford Knutsford, Cheshire
    • Jodrell family of Whalley Bridge Whalley, Lancashire;Taxall, Derbyshire
    • Langford Brooke family of Mere Old Hall, Knutsford Knutsford, Cheshire
    • Legh family of Lyme Park Lyme Park, Cheshire
    • Legh family, Barons Newton: Lyme Lyme Park, Cheshire
    • Leigh family of West Hall West Hall, Cheshire
    • Leycester family of Toft Toft, Cheshire
    • Lindsay family, Earls of Crawford and Balcarres Dunecht, Aberdeenshire;Edzell, Angus;Finhaven, Angus;Glenesk, Angus;Glengarnock, Ayrshire;Kilbirnie, Ayrshire;Auchtermonzie, Fife;Balcarres, Fife;Crawford Priory, Fife;Leuchars, Fife;Struthers, Fife;Crawford, Lanarkshire;Florence, Italy;Edinburgh, Midlothian;Pinkie, Midlothian;Stirling, Stirlingshire;Warboys, Huntingdonshire;Aspull, Lancashire;Blackrod, Lancashire;Haigh, Lancashire;Wigan, Lancashire;London;Warter, Yorkshire;Aberlash, Carmarthenshire;Llanarthne, Carmarthenshire;Llanon, Carmarthenshire
    • Longford family of Longford Longford, Derbyshire
    • Mainwaring family, baronets, of Over Peover Peover, Cheshire
    • Montagu family, Dukes of Manchester Pertonhall, Bedfordshire;Swineshead, Bedfordshire;Doddington, Cambridgeshire;March, Cambridgeshire;Thorney, Cambridgeshire;Wimblington, Cambridgeshire;Kelvedon, Essex;Little Leighs, Essex;Mucking, Essex;Hertfordshire;Brampton, Huntingdonshire;Ellington, Huntingdonshire;Grafham, Huntingdonshire;Houghton, Huntingdonshire;Keyston, Huntingdonshire;Kimbolton, Huntingdonshire;Kimbolton Castle, Huntingdonshire;Little Stukeley, Huntingdonshire;St Ives, Huntingdonshire;Wyton, Huntingdonshire;Cornhill, London;London;Holborn, Middlesex;Westminster, Middlesex;West Dereham, Norfolk;Dogsthorpe, Northamptonshire;Longthorpe, Northamptonshire;Thorpe Hall, Northamptonshire;Bloxwich, Staffordshire;Shenstone, Staffordshire;Walsall, Staffordshire;Stoke by Clare, Suffolk;Knowle, Warwickshire;Ballymore, County Armagh;Portadown, County Armagh;Tanderagee, County Armagh;Tanderagee Castle, County Armagh;Bermuda;New Zealand;Virginia
    • Murray family of Banner Cross Banner Cross, Derbyshire
    • Nicholas family of West Horsley West Horsley, Surrey;Gillingham, Dorset;Winterbourne Earls, Wiltshire
    • Nicholson family of Liverpool Liverpool, Lancashire
    • Owen family of Condover Condover, Shropshire
    • Pickering family of Thelwall Thelwell, Cheshire
    • Pitt family, Earls of Chatham Burton Pynsent, Somerset;Curry Rivel, Somerset
    • Reddish family of Reddish Reddish, Lancashire
    • Reynolds family of Strangeways Strangeways, Lancashire;Levenshulme, Lancashire;Manchester, Lancashire
    • Reynolds-Moreton family, Earls of Ducie Charfield, Gloucestershire;Cromhall, Gloucestershire;Lasborough, Gloucestershire;Tortworth, Gloucestershire;Wickwar, Gloucestershire;Woodchester, Gloucestershire;Levenshulme, Lancashire;Manchester, Lancashire;Little Aston, Staffordshire;Charlton, Wiltshire
    • Roundell family of Dorfold Hall, formerly of Gledstone Dorfold Hall, Cheshire;Acton, Cheshire;Barnoldswick, Yorkshire;Gledstone, Yorkshire;Knaresborough, Yorkshire;Marton in Craven, Yorkshire
    • Salusbury family, baronets, of Lleweni Lleweni, Denbighshire
    • Shirley family, Earls Ferrers Staunton Harold, Leicestershire;Brailsford, Derbyshire;Ednaston, Derbyshire;Shirley, Derbyshire;Glen Magna, Leicestershire;Ragdale, Leicestershire;Ratcliffe-on-the-Wreake, Leicestershire;Willowes, Leicestershire;Happisburgh, Norfolk;Astley, Northamptonshire;East Leake, Nottinghamshire;Chartley, Staffordshire;Drointon, Staffordshire;Shirleywich, Staffordshire;Garsdon, Wiltshire;Farney, County Monaghan;Lough Fea, County Monaghan
    • Spencer family, Earls Spencer Biggleswade, Bedfordshire;Millow, Bedfordshire;Shellingford, Berkshire;Cippenham, Buckinghamshire;Stantonbury, Buckinghamshire;Wolverton, Buckinghamshire;Mappowder, Dorset;Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset;Holywell, Hertfordshire;St Albans, Hertfordshire;Sandridge, Hertfordshire;Agney, Kent;Theddingworth, Leicestershire;Marlborough House, London;Spencer House, London;Westminster, Middlesex;North Creake, Norfolk;Althorp, Northamptonshire;Brington, Northamptonshire;Harlestone, Northamptonshire;Nobottle, Northamptonshire;Pytchley, Northamptonshire;Steane, Northamptonshire;Mattersey, Nottinghamshire;Wiseton, Nottinghamshire;Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire;St Thomas, Staffordshire;Sow, Staffordshire;Battersea, Surrey;Coombe, Surrey;Croydon, Surrey;Wandsworth, Surrey;Wimbledon, Surrey;Lurgashall, Sussex;Verdley, Sussex;Priors Marston, Warwickshire;Wormleighton, Warwickshire;Queens Ferry, Flintshire
    • Stanley family, Barons Stanley of Alderley: Alderley Alderley, Cheshire
    • Stanley family, Barons Stanley of Alderley: Penrhos Penrhos, Anglesey
    • Stapleton family, baronets, of the Leeward Islands Oxfordshire;Berkshire;Kent;Oxfordshire;Berkshire;Kent;Antigua;Nevis;St Christopher, West Indies
    • Tatton family of Wythenshawe Wythenshawe, Cheshire
    • Thynne family, Marquesses of Bath Alweston, Dorset;Asheldham, Essex;Halstead, Essex;Stansted, Essex;Buckland, Gloucestershire;Kempsford, Gloucestershire;Ledbury, Herefordshire;Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire;Weobley, Herefordshire;Keyston, Huntingdonshire;Erith, Kent;London;Hemsby, Norfolk;Bugbrooke, Northamptonshire;Norton, Northamptonshire;Sutton Bonnington, Nottinghamshire;Bampton, Oxfordshire;All Stretton, Shropshire;Catherton, Shropshire;Caus Castle, Shropshire;Coreley, Shropshire;Minsterley, Shropshire;Bath, Somerset;Cheddar, Somerset;Frome, Somerset;Glastonbury, Somerset;Lullington, Somerset;Wells, Somerset;Winterstoke, Somerset;Drayton Bassett, Staffordshire;Bildeston, Suffolk;Castle Bromwich, Warwickshire;Kenilworth, Warwickshire;Kingston Deverill, Wiltshire;Longbridge Deverill, Wiltshire;Longleat, Wiltshire;Monkton Deverill, Wiltshire;Warminster, Wiltshire;Carrickmacross, County Monaghan;Farney, County Monaghan
    • Tollemache family of Dorfold Hall Dorfold Hall, Cheshire;Acton, Cheshire;Henhull, Cheshire;Nantwich, Cheshire
    • Tollemache family, Barons Tollemache Acton, Cheshire;Alpraham, Cheshire;Beeston, Cheshire;Peckforton, Cheshire;Wettenhall, Cheshire;Harrington, Northamptonshire;Bentley, Suffolk;Dodnash, Suffolk;Framsden, Suffolk;Helmingham, Suffolk;Ham, Surrey
    • Tomkinson family of Dorfold Hall Dorfold Hall, Cheshire;Acton, Cheshire;Nantwich, Cheshire
    • Towneley-O'Hagan family, Barons O'Hagan Chester, Cheshire;Warwick, Cumberland;Wetheral, Cumberland;Calais, France;Chesterfield, Derbyshire;Stella, Durham;Winlaton, Durham;Wiggold, Gloucestershire;Pembridge, Herefordshire;Welsh Newton, Herefordshire;Eastbridge, Kent;Clitheroe, Lancashire;Cliviger, Lancashire;Duxbury, Lancashire;Hapton, Lancashire;Ightenhill, Lancashire;Standish, Lancashire;Towneley, Lancashire;Whalley, Lancashire;Worsthorne, Lancashire;Blankney, Lincolnshire;Nocton, Lincolnshire;Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland;Gateford, Nottinghamshire;Whitchurch, Shropshire;Strickland, Westmorland;Grindleton, Yorkshire;Slaidburn, Yorkshire
    • Townshend family, Marquesses Townshend Calverton, Buckinghamshire;Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire;Ely, Cambridgeshire;Fordham, Cambridgeshire;Soham, Cambridgeshire;Ashbourne, Derbyshire;Walton-upon-Trent, Derbyshire;East Donyland, Essex;Great Bentley, Essex;Wivenhoe, Essex;Kempsford, Gloucestershire;Amwell, Hertfordshire;Balls Park, Hertfordshire;Bengeo, Hertfordshire;Gorhambury, Hertfordshire;Wigston Magna, Leicestershire;London;Canonbury, Middlesex;Clerkenwell, Middlesex;Binham, Norfolk;Coxford, Norfolk;East Raynham, Norfolk;Great Yarmouth, Norfolk;Helhoughton, Norfolk;Horsham St Faith, Norfolk;Langham, Norfolk;Morston, Norfolk;Oxwich with Pattesley, Norfolk;Raynham Hall, Norfolk;Stiffkey, Norfolk;Weasenham, Norfolk;Wellingham, Norfolk;West Rudham, Norfolk;Elkington, Northamptonshire;Tamworth, Staffordshire;Tettenhall, Staffordshire;Akenham, Suffolk;Great Thurlow, Suffolk;Kentford, Suffolk;Rendlesham, Suffolk;Flecknoe, Warwickshire;Lea Marston, Warwickshire;Wellesbourne, Warwickshire;Hannington, Wiltshire;Inglesham, Wiltshire;Ramsbury, Wiltshire;Risby, Yorkshire
    • Ward family of Capesthorne Capesthorne, Cheshire
    • White family of Selborne Selborne, Hampshire;Corhampton, Hampshire;Hawkley, Hampshire;Preshaw, Hampshire
    • Wilbraham family of Dorfold Dorfold, Cheshire;Acton, Cheshire;Henhull, Cheshire;Nantwich, Cheshire
    • Woolley family of Manchester Manchester, Lancashire

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